Prince's islands, Horse-Drawn Carriage Tour
It is one of the best ways to escape the bustle of Istanbul for a day and visit to the natural wonder Princes' Islands. Enjoy watching sights along the way to Büyükada, the largest Island in the chain. Famous for their mild climates, lush vegetation, and ornate Ottoman Houses, all the islands are unspoiled by traffic. Instead of cars, there are carriages, called phaetons, which we will use to tour the island and its beautiful scenery studded with elegant mansions draped with purple bougainvillea, reminiscent of a more leisured and graceful era. We will enjoy our lunch at the best of one of the many excellent fresh fish restaurants that line the waterfront, gazing across the Asian shore of Istanbul, so close - though it feels worlds away.
09:00 Pick up
09:30 Get on ferry to sail the islands
10:30 Arrive at princes islands.
10:45 Horse-drawn carriage tours
11:30 Free time to stroll around or swim
13:00 Lunch in a seafood restaurant
14:30 Free time to stroll around or swim
16:00 Return to ferry and back to Istanbul
17:00 Bring back to hotel or ship port
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: I will pick you up from your hotel , cruise ship dock or airport by a private vehicle.
End location: I will drop off you back to your hotel , Cruise ship dock or Airport .
Duration: 8 hours
it can be changed according to your hotel location.
I will arrange your transportations by private vehicle.
- Guiding Services
- Private Transportation
- Public Transportation Tickets
- Admission Tickets
Estimated Local Cash Needed
120 Turkish Lira - Horse Carriage tours and Lunches
- Personal Expenses
- Food, Drinks, Snacks
I am not a driver.I can arrange for a separate car and driver.
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A fantastic day accompanied by a very knowledgable, interesting and companiable guide. Thank you Necdet for a wonderful day.